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Atheists, how do you define morality?

Do you believe in an absolute morality for everyone? Do you believe that morality is chosen by the individual? I'm asking for an explanation on why murder and any other bad thing is wrong. Please don't say majority is right, mainly because majority also believes in a religion, also believed the earth is round. So lets assume the majority can be wrong. Shouldn't be a problem. Or is it all irrelevant and there is no meaning. Assuming that to know there is no meaning that we should be able to define meaning. What is permissible, what isn't. What makes a good person or a bad person good or bad. That sort of thing. I'd like beliefs, not a debate.

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  • Jul 23 2013: If you are gonna kill someone, there would be someone stronger to you who can kill you. So the early stone men kinda did the civilization process for their own safety I guess. I too am a agnostic atheist but I don't go around killing because I want myself to be safe, if everyone starts killing like I do there would be no human race on the planet.
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      Jul 23 2013: What is agnostic atheist?
      There is either an apple or an orange. Atheistism is a belief.
      • Jul 26 2013: Atheism, by definition, as the lack of a belief. So, you either believe in a contradictory religious text, you are not sure about the nature of existence, or you except that the scientific method is the only reliable fashion with which you can understand the universe around you.
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        Jul 26 2013: "There is either an apple or an orange."

        No, there are lots of fruits, Vincent. Atheism is not a belief system. It's just operating without gods. That's neither apple nor orange.

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